Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.


    MADMARE   15,198
SparkPoints
15,000-19,999 SparkPoints
 
 
MADMARE's Blog Entry Summary View



18 day vacation nine pounds gained.

Thursday, October 09, 2014      1 comments

This summer's vacation was a group tour call Ed The Arctic Circle with Globus tours. Started out with delays in Boston because the plane we were scheduled to fly out on had struck a flock of birds while landing. I knew it was going to be a long ... Read more

18 day vacation nine pounds gained.

Thursday, October 09, 2014      0 comments

This summer's vacation was a group tour call Ed The Arctic Circle with Globus tours. Started out with delays in Boston because the plane we were scheduled to fly out on had struck a flock of birds while landing. I knew it was going to be a long ... Read more

18 day vacation nine pounds gained.

Thursday, October 09, 2014      1 comments

This summer's vacation was a group tour call Ed The Arctic Circle with Globus tours. Started out with delays in Boston because the plane we were scheduled to fly out on had struck a flock of birds while landing. I knew it was going to be a long ... Read more

Back from France and back to tracking.

Saturday, November 10, 2012      0 comments

Just returned yesterday from a three week trip to France, a river cruise tour through Grand Circle/Overseas Adventure Travel. We flew in to Nice, spent the next day then bussed to Arles to board the boat. The next day we spent in Arles, beautifu... Read more

Spent the day with my head down a hole

Wednesday, April 25, 2012      5 comments

I had a day off work yesterday for a dentist appt. About 7 AM I was drinking my coffee and watching the news when someone knocked on my door. It was an older lady who drove by on her schoolbus route and stopped to let me know my horse had broken... Read more

Ethnic Diversity Day

Thursday, April 19, 2012      0 comments

Yesterday at work we had our annual Diversity Day party. FOOD FOOD FOOD. Everyone brought their traditional family favorite foods from Cape Verdean Munchupa and Jagacida to lasagne and Jamaican Jerk Chicken. A high calorie feast. Of course I had... Read more

UGH! Turbotax

Thursday, April 05, 2012      1 comments

I spent much of Sat and part of Monday doing my taxes with Turbo tax, finally finished and e-filed on Tuesday. My printer was out of ink, so I just trusted its accuracy. Got a cartridge and printed my returns, only to find TT had DOUBLED some of... Read more

The Ghost of Acushnet Park

Monday, March 26, 2012      0 comments

Talking with Joanna, a friend at work. She mentioned she once lived in the south end of New Bedford Mass, the city where I grew up. I asked her where, she said East Rodney French... Read more

Peabody-Essex Museum

Monday, March 19, 2012      0 comments

Alton, my neighbor Lorraine and I finally went on our long-planned day trip to this interesting museum in Salem Mass We needed to go before the end of April because A is interested in Native American history and art, and the NA exhibit "Shapeshi... Read more

Kimchi Experiment

Tuesday, March 06, 2012      2 comments

I like to make things from scratch, same as my friend Juli G. She says her sister often comments "If there's a hard way to do something, Juli will find it" Alton my BF is in favor anything homemade homegrown or organic. He bases his food philoso... Read more

Okay, now I am officially old

Thursday, March 01, 2012      6 comments

Yesterday I applied for Social Security retirement , and Medicare. Makes me feel good in one way cause I have been putting it off for weeks and now I've stopped procrastinating, But it sure makes me feel lika a genuine senior citizen.... Read more

Name the cat contest

Friday, February 24, 2012      2 comments

In theory Alton gets to name the gray cat. Our agreement is I can attempt to corral any stray that shows up in our yard, but I can't import any cats. So in the past few weeks we have acquired 2 new kitties. Usually I go along with the names he c... Read more

The gray cat is REALLY a pain in the butt

Wednesday, February 22, 2012      4 comments

He escaped from solitary a few hours before his neuter appointment. When I caught him, he bit my hand. I know cat bites get infected easily so I put on antibiotic cream and took an antibiotic pill from a prescription left from my last vacation. ... Read more

How we make maple syrup

Wednesday, February 15, 2012      1 comments

Maple syrup is the first harvest of the year. We tap the three Norway maple trees that line our driveway when the sap starts rising, usually mid- February through early March. When the ground is frozen the sap is stored in the roots of the trees... Read more

Lured the gray cat in.

Monday, February 13, 2012      1 comments

Night time temps over the weekend forcast to be in the teens with below zero windchill, so we captured the gray male cat that has been hanging around and locked him in the bathroom so he wouldn't fight with the resident felines. Our plan is to g... Read more


1 2 3 Last Page